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Big talent can be found at the Venice Boys and Girls Club’s National Fine Arts Competition!

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Team Venice Paparazzi's Alex and Edizen were selected to be judges at the 2017 Venice Boys and Girls Club's Fine Arts Competition on Jan. 20, 2017.  And, it was no easy job!  The categories, 7 and under, 8-11, 12-15, and 16-18 were talent packed.  We were tasked with picking the top three for each age group, and it was a long, deliberating ordeal.  The skill, vision, and creativity of these young artists was astounding. Below are some...more

January 20th, 2016 -

The 16th Annual Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade is set for Feb. 18th. Get your costumes ready for some #VeniceBeachFun.

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The 16th Annual Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade is set for Saturday, February 18, 2017!  This annual event is hosted by Miss Jessica and the The Gumbo Brothers.  View Mardi Gras pics by Venice Paparazzi below! Get your costumes ready, and join the parade on Feb. 18th!  The theme is CIRC DU L.A. Parade led by Miss Jessica and the The Mudbug Brass Band and The Venice Electric Light Parade will be bringing up the rear. . TIMELINE:  11:00 a.m. Pre-Parade Meet...more

February 18th, 2017 -

Venice Paparazzi rolled out the red carpet for Rockstars Baseball’s 10 year Anniversary and Community Fest

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Venice Paparazzi rolled out the red carpet for Rockstars Baseball's 10 year Anniversary and Community Fest in Gardena, California at the Junipero Serra High School on Jan. 8, 2017.  A great time was had by all as many local baseball stars, including Hall of Famer Dave Winfield, came to the event to hang out and talk baseball with the young players.  View event pics below! . About Rockstars Baseball:  The LA Rockstars Baseball Club was founded in 2007 to provide...more

January 8th, 2017 -

Venice and the City of Los Angeles officially declares January 4th as the “Day of the Doors”

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Article by VP's Alex Stowell.  Photos by VP's Edizen.   The 50th anniversary of The Doors' .debut album was celebrated in grand style underneath the Venice Sign!  Jan. 4th was officially declared "Doors Day," by the City of Los Angeles, and the party ensued as Doors guitarist Robby Kreiger and drummer John Densmore led the crowd through  a sing a long version the Doors classic,   L.A. Woman. Throngs of fans came out to the Windward Ave....more

January 4th, 2017 -

Check out photos of our local dogs setting fashion trends! This gallery will make you smile!

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/    Did you know that January 14th is National Dress Up your Pet day?   National Dress Up Your Pet Day is observed each year on January 14.  Pets do become part of one’s family.  This day was created to make it a special day for them, to celebrate them and also to support the pet fashion community. View photos of our local dogs below at the last dress up day in  Venice, California.   . Get your gear local favorite  Bruno's Dog and...more

January 14th, 2017 -

Many came out to start the new year with a big splash at the 57th Annual Venice Penguin Swim on Jan. 1, 2017

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Venice Paparazzi was on the scene at the 57th annual Venice Penguin swim on January 1, 2017, New Year’s day at the Venice breakwater.  View event pics below! Enjoy and have a spectacular 2017! . Hundreds of folks showed up to start off the new year with swim in the Pacific. For the serious competitors there was a 500-yard, around the buoy race. The first man and woman to complete a 500-yard swim around a buoy and...more

January 1st, 2017 -

A spectacular new year’s ring in at the annual James’ Beach and Canal Club NYE bash!

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Escape to Venice Island  and NYE Shangri-La-La on Dec. 31, 2016 were the parties of the year on N. Venice Blvd. in Venice, California!  Hundreds of revelers partied in the New Year at Canal Club and James' Beach on the last day of 2016.  There was open bar, DJ,  free flowing champagne, sashimi rolls, party favors and more.  Venice Paparazzi  hosted fun  NYE themed gold backdrop photo booth with tons of cool props.  Folks texted and...more

January 31st, 2016 -

RE-LIVE THE BEST OF 2016 LOCAL EVENTS! Enjoy going down memory lane!

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. Check out 50+ local events covered by Venice Paparazzi in 2016!   View photo galleries below!   . Thank you everyone for your continued support in all our endeavors!   Venice Paparazzi had a stellar year in 2016!  Here is our recap! 2016 was a whirlwind year for Venice Paparazzi. Our media brands VenicePaparazzi.com and VisitVeniceCA.com grew exponentially, as did our photography and video production service. We were even awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Los...more

December 30th, 2016 -

The Venice Penguin Swim is a great way to start off the new year in Venice! Plunge into the brisk Pacific Ocean with family and friends on Jan. 1, 2017.

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Click here to view 2017 Venice Penguin Swim photos. - 57 Venice PENGUIN SWIM EVENT DETAILS:   Here is a message from Swim.net's Jacki Hirsty Date: Jan. 1, 2017 - 12noon    Location:  Venice Breakwater - Venice, CA  Activities: 50-yard fun dip or 500-yard challenge Start the year proving your mettle with a quick dip in the Pacific Ocean. Penguin Club, sponsored and run by Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ), will provide you with a cool, fresh start to the New Year. Sign up...more

January 1st, 2017 -

Festive holiday times had by all at the 2016 Boys and Girls Club of Venice’s members party!

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Venice Paparazzi's Erin Davis was on the scene at the Venice Boys and Girls Club's Annual Holiday party.  View event pics below. Here is a message from BGCV’s  Emily Harvey.   On Friday, December 16th the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice hosted their annual Holiday Party for Club members. Club members got to write letters to the North Pole, create antlers, make gingerbread houses, take a picture with Santa, dance to DJ Sweet Beats festive tunes, and get...more

December 16th, 2016 -